Fall was already expected because fewer deaths are registered on weekends and holidays; number of people who received at least the first dose of the vaccine reached 19 million
O Ministry of Health recorded 1,987 deaths from Covid-19 this Saturday, 3, so that the Brazil exceeded the mark of 330 thousand lives lost by the disease since the beginning of the pandemic. According to a survey by the media consortium based on data provided by the state health departments, the weekly average of victims dropped to 2,800 after remaining above 3,000 for two consecutive days. However, the phenomenon was already expected because there is a historic drop in case and death records during Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Over the past week, the worst day was Wednesday, 31, when 3,859 deaths were reported. The number of new contaminations by the coronavirus in the last 24 hours it was 43,515 according to the Ministry of Health, which brought the country close to 13 million infected. The data in the folder indicate that 11,305,746 people have recovered from the disease, while another 1,317,658 are still being monitored.
The number of people who received at least the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 in Brazil it reached 19,182,802 this Saturday, 3, according to a survey by the consortium of press vehicles. The number represents 9.06% of the entire Brazilian population. Of these, 5,342,361 people or 2.52% of the population have already completed immunization. In the last 24 hours, a total of 399,248 units of the vaccine were administered, 328,910 of which were first doses and 70,338, booster doses.
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